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Psychiatry (UK home student route) MSc

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location


  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course overview

Gain an MSc in Psychiatry part time in one of the following specialties; Neurodevelopmental disorders, Child and Adolescent mental health, and Neuropsychiatry.

All UK home students must be registered health care professionals working with individual’s experiencing mental health issues. This can involve inpatient or community treatment settings in NHS or social care settings. Home students accessing the MSc Psychiatry must work in mental health in order to meet the programme requirements.

Why study this course with us?

This course is a unique blend of academic learning and subspecialty clinical training. Face to face sessions have been designed to accommodate busy professional working commitments (one afternoon session per week). Occasional evening sessions and weekends maybe required. The teaching teams are all experienced psychiatric clinicians or mental health researchers.


Assessment methods will include poster presentations, seminar presentations, clinical audit, reflective case study, written assignment and research dissertation.

Job prospects

Mental Health professionals need to continually seek ways to improve their career prospects in an increasingly competitive job market where a postgraduate qualification is often now deemed essential. The MSc in Psychiatry provides a highly relevant qualification for UK doctors, nurses and allied health professions working in specialist mental health settings, adding to your portfolio of qualifications and providing you with opportunities for professional development supported by expert clinicians and academics.

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University information

University of Chester

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    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

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